Islamic State Suicide Bomber Kills 14 in Afghanistan : Two Indian Nationals Among Victims

Police and fire fighters are seen at the site of a blast in Kabul June 20, 2016. REUTERS/Mirwais Harooni

Kabul : Two Indians were among 14 people, providing security to the Canadian embassy here, killed when a suicide bomber targeted their mini bus in the Afghan capital June 20, Indian and Afghan authorities said, while two other blasts claimed 10 more lives elsewhere in the country. Most of the other killed were Nepalese. Indian External Affairs Spokesperson Vikas Swarup

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At least 500 Indians attracted to Islamic State ideology, says report

At least 500 Indians attracted to Islamic State ideology, says report

New Delhi : According to a latest estimate by government and intelligence agencies, nearly 400 to 500 Indians are reportedly attracted towards the ideology of the Islamic State (IS) caliphate and were being tracked. This group includes youngsters who reportedly make regular efforts online to get in touch with someone from the IS, reported The Times of India. The report

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Indians taken hostage by Islamic State in Iraq are alive: Sushma Swaraj

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Swaraj that the Indians taken hostage by ISIS are alive and made to work in war-torn Iraq

New Delhi : The 39 Indians taken hostage by ISIS more than one-and-a-half-years ago from Mosul in Iraq are alive, external affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told their families on Sunday, based on her recent meetings with Arab and Palestinian leaders who indicated the same. Swaraj, who had sought a meeting with the families, also assured them that the government was

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